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makes light of the the bill political headlines of the day but the cause behind stephen cole we are's trip to capitol hill is no laughing matter. we are live with more on the controversy surrounding his visit coming up. fox 5 morning news starts right now. >> good morning. it is friday, september 24, 2010. can you tell it is a foggy washington, d.c. this morning as we continue to heat up today. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir. >> i'm steve chenevey. tony perkins is here as we get ready for a hot one today p. >> our two weather stories, the fog that we have that is dense in places. and then the heat continues today. i think today will be warmer than yesterday. we could set a record for today believe are to not. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region where we are primarily in the 70s. some spots, the upper 60s. but it is 7 # in d.c. 70 in baltimore. 7 # at patuxent naval air station. 67degrees out at dulles airport at this hour. here is a look at the sat-rad. -- 72 in d.c. 7 # at 73 at participatio
. we will see how much. >>> these are gloomy times for stephen strasbourg. we will go live to fairfax where those is training camp is in full swi >>> we have a similar for reader's digest subscribers. people are getting $2,600 checks in the mail, and letter advising them to cash the check and send it to an address in washington state for exchange -- in washington state in exchange for more money. the bank will eventually catch the error. by then, it is too late. reader's digest says it would never ask winners to collect a prize. >>> you never hear a lot of stories about economic prosperity of. >> the number of hispanic business owners has shot up. >> we have seen incredible growth over the last five years. from an hispanic perspective in business, we are part of the community. >> he came here from puerto rico 30 years ago as an intern at the department of labour. today, he owns an i.t. company. he has $14 million in revenue. as an hispanic business owner, he is part of a trend. >> these businesses are growing and growing. >> according to new census data, the number of hispanic-owned b
without power. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think stephen colbert's testimony before a congressional committee on migrant workers was appropriate? you can e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> joe flacco had quite possibly the worst game of his career, throwing four interceptions. the team has shaken all of that off. flacco threw for three touchdowns against the cleveland browns. that allows the ravens to challenge for the title next week when they take on the pittsburgh steelers. keith mills will have highlights and reaction later on. >> that will be a game. 67 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> more evacuation's in wisconsin as flood waters continue to rise. >> a new tv might not be a bad idea to put on your christmas wish list. we'll explain why. >> we have a restart on this monday morning. we will check the seven-day forecast when i come back to >> we have lots of problems. we have lots of problems. we have an accident on 95. this was the strike where i think people had,
by an american. >> stephen colbert in character testifying before congress about immigration, but not all the lawmakers were laughing. >>> and take a l te you how dru tried to sneak 21 pounds of pot past customs at dull hess airport. >>> we begin tonight with -- dulles airport. >>> we begin tonight with that devastating fire in virginia. thanks for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. three homes in virginia badly damaged. now we're hearing what it was like for the man inside the house where the fire started. fox 5's bob barnard with this one. >> it was a tense two hours or so in that manassas neighborhood as fire quickly spread from one house to another. you're about to hear a voice from inside the home where the fire started, but first some of the others who couldn't believe what they were seeing. >> 911. where is your emergency? >> there's a house burning in sumner lake. >> reporter: it's just after 3:00 thursday afternoon. a house on tillett loop in manassas has caught fire fanned by strong winds. the flames quickly spread. 911 calls begin flooding prince william county f
're refusing to give him back. >>> and mr. colbert goes to washington. why stephen colbert is testifying before congress. and why the only thing we need is fear itself. he's there live this morning. >>> good morning, everyone. with colbert here, we need you full strength. >> i feel a lot better than i look. i have jake tapper, just in case my voice gives out. >> put me in, coach. i'm ready. >> shove me out of the way. >> for a second, i thought he was too eager to jump in there. >>> let's get to the news this morning. the republican party pledge to america. they're unveiling it today. spelling out exactly what they would do if they took control of congress. promising to shrink the size of government. get control of the deficit. we saw president obama lashing out at it. and we'll have paul ryan here. he's one of the party's rising stars. we'll talk about it in a couple minutes. >>> also this morning, we'll hear the chilling confession of one of the men accused in the brutal home invasion in connecticut. what he says really happened that day. and why his words could lead to that conviction. >>> w
us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think stephen colbert's testimony before a congressional committee on migrant workers was appropriate? you can e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. appropriate? i do not know. funny? yes. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. passengers on flight are glad to be back on the ground. >> a stolen van ends in tragedy. >> this is 695 at liberty road. >> this is 695 at liberty road. the roads are four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cablcable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >> welcome back. 11 minutes after 5:00 a.m. this 70 west of 695. 67 degrees downtown. give yourself as much extra time as you can. it will be a steady rain during
. >> find out why stephen colbert was called to congress today. >> we'll have those stories plus a preview of the 36 season of "saturday night live" which premieres tomorrow night. >> a cold front is on the move. i will let you know how it plays into your weekend weather forecast, just ahead. right now is 81 degrees at the right now is 81 degrees at the >> he was perhaps as well known for his music as he was for his love life. eddie fisher has died. he sold millions of records. in 1959, his divorce from debbie reynolds to marry his best friend elizabeth taylor caused a whirlwind. he was 82 years old. >> even more research indicating americans are getting fatter. and you report on global obesity from the organization for economic cooperation and development says the u.s. is the heaviest nation among 33 of the world's richest countries. the report says about one-third of all american adults are considered obese. interestingly, six of the top seven fattest nations, including mexico, are english-speaking countries. meanwhile, some in spain had taken a new approach in dealing with dementia. rou
showtime. comedi stephen colbe appears before congress testifying at a hearing on immigration. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. >> did his tongue-in-cheek performance mock congress or send an important message? >>> out of control. a florida mom arrest and charged with child abuse after egging on her teenage daughter's catfight. and it was all caught on tape. >>> and bailed out. lindsay lohan free this morning just hours after a judge ordered her back to jail. we'll have the latest episode for the troubled young actress. day is saturday, september 25, for the troubled young actress. day is saturday, september 25, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> goomorning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm amy robach. a lot of people may have thought they were watchg "the colbert report." actually, no, it was a real subcommittee hearing in congress. >> i have to tell you. i didn't know whether to laugh out loud or cringe bause it was awkward at times. colbert not the first celebrity to testify before congre
are preparing to give glen beck a run for his money. >> jon stewart and stephen colbert are bringing their special brand of humor to the nation appear capital. >> will thomas discovered since last week's announcement thousands of people are answering that call. >> for tonight, i announce the rally to restore sanity. >> i am calling for the nation to join me on the washington mall to the march to keep fear alive. >> reporter: dueling rallies the same day. comedy network stars jon stewart and stephen colbert offer viewers alternatives. >> i asked my students in class today out of 20 students, 20 said they were going to that rally. why? because they feel that the only people on television would call politicians out if their misstatements, him okay risies, mistruths or sort of weak logic are stephen colbert and jon stewart. >> reporter: the rallies are scheduled thrust just three days before the u.s. congressional mid-term elects. seen some democratic strategists question whether the effort will keep those away who might otherwise have volunteered to get the vote out that weekend. >> wha
at 4:00 this afternoon on the skyramps north of the shopping ccnter in bethesda. myrrnda stephens joins ussto tell us how it happened. >> we learned one person killed in the crash was the drivee of the bus. of hanover pennsylvania. scene. federal investigators are getting involved. to figure out what went wrong. >> the images are frightening. people. including children aad parents. plunges off the washington beltway and lands 45 feet below, on to interstate 270. >> they entered the hov flyover, and the bus somehow or another left the roadway. >> state police say one person was killed innthe crash. 12 others hurt. rescue crews had to cut out four people that were trapped. two of them with life threatening injuries. officials say because of wherr tte bus landed they also did a search using canineeunits. >>well, the us landed, it landed on the non-highway side of the jersey wall. there is a lot of vegetation in that area. we needed to make sure that from the bus. >> the 26 passenger bus operated by wolf us lines, a company based in york county pennsylvania. %-that overseee busee, company
at 10:00 continues. %-attacked by bedbugs in her own apartment. i am myranda stephens, who she -s now suing, coming up. >> veey busy trooical season. looking at one, two, and a third %-out there over the atlantic. show you where theestorms are heading.úú%coming up after the . i'm bob ehrlich. i'm not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. today maryland is in trouble. we're worse off than we were four years ago. dangerous debt, higher taxes, not enough jobs. we need real leadership to turn this state around. fix the budget -- honestly. grow small businesses -- really. excellent schools -- everywhere. protect the bay -- finally. it's why i'm running. to make the state we love not just good but great. now let's get down to work. >> a woman is suing a3 cockkysville apartment complex afttr she said she wassattacked by bed glux yranda stephens joinn us now with why she said that manage system to blame. myranda? >> jennifer and jeff. aaber moved into the bbiar cliff apprtments northeast uly of 2008. but about a year later she said that she beganton notice itchy sores all ov
team reading a 2--- riding a streak so bad karma working against them. stephen jackson heads to the right side. cuts back. jackson outraces landry 42 yards for a score. jackson later left the game in the second quarter with a groin injury and didn't return. the rams raised out to a 13-0 lead. redskins out 14-3. donovan mcnabb rolls to his right 28 for the touchdown. moss had a great day. the redskins scored 16 straight points to take the two point lead. third quarter the rams would reply with 16 straight of their own. kenneth darby up 12 yards for the touchdown. the redskins fall to the rams 30-16. st. louis wins their first home game in 15 tries. >>> they did the job. they played well. and we didn't step up and didn't think we needed to do anything to win the football game. >> in this game it is about winning no matter who you play. when you put yourself in a position where obviously you can change the outcome, you have to be able to do that. you know, we found ourselves in a similar situation. obviously the same as last week. you get in the red zone you got to score. kickin
bump this up to c- span 1. >> stephen colbert bring some comedy to congress. he addresses the issue of illegal immigration. illegal immigration. [ monkey cheeps ] [ male announcer ] a bath becomes even more pleasurable when you know that your water is being heated in an environmentally- conscious way while saving you hundreds of dollars on your water-heating energy bill. the geospring water heater from ge with advanced hybrid technology. heating the water in your home any other way is just going to seem primitive. [ monkey cheeps ] ♪ maryland residents can save up to $780 while funds last. alert --ight's medical a new report on global obesity suggests the world is getting fatter and americans are leading the pack. that report comes from the organization for economic cooperation and development finds the americans at the heaviest of the richest countries about -- which is countries. about 33% of the adults in the country are obese. they are calling of the food industry for advertising unhealthy foods for children. don't forget -- healthy days begin monday. meet me at city hall to w
stephen colbert will be considered an expert on agriculture. why he testifies before congress. >> fresh off his experience in t gulf. retired admiral thad allen bringing important lessons to students. >> and next, capitals fans will get their chance to go behind >>> the capitals and pittsburgh penguins get ready for the winter classic at heinz field. hbo will follow the two teams around and air four hourlong epides. they will feature behind the scenes of the caps and pens and leading up to the 2011 winter classic. for those of you who need their hockey fix, do not worry. hard to believe opening night for washington is just two weeks away. >>> unbelievable. comedian stephen colbert will be on capitol hill today. he is set to testify on farm workers who are illegal immigrants. he focused on the united farm workers take our job. he and jon stewart will hold dualing rallies on the national mall. >>> and what happens in michelle rhee leaves her job for d.c. schools. >>> and virginia carries out the rare execution of a woman. >>> and news for metro Ñq four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired a
replacements. j-lo and stephen tyler is a rumor, but fox will not confirm it. >> jennifer lopez rumor has basis and reality. she has been on the show. and manager works closely with ú lot of the artists. stephen tyler rumor is the most ú%teresting thing. it came out of nowhere. you had not heard his name being ttrown arounn durrng any of tte preliminary stages. again, it is a greet career move for stephen. >> idol producers say no matter what happens, the focus of the show should be always as it has3 beee in the past. on the talents of the contestants. watch american idol.3 ú%en it returns in january, right here on fox 455 >> maryland and navy come down ♪ i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪ but you wouldn't want an antique computer. or an antique tv. ♪ or an antique remote control. so why are you still using an antique cable network created in 1948 for your 2010 tv? it's time to hook your tv up to a 100% fiber optic network. it's time for fios. visit verizon.com/getfios. cal
he said congress has not budgeted it to pay for it. >>> stephen colbert has arrived in washington, d.c., one week ahead of his rally on the mall. the ufw launched a campaign in june to replace illegal immigrants on farms. >>> the decision yet on michelle rhee as she held talks with and some grain today. gray said they had a philosophical discussion about public education. gray said he will not make any personnel decisions until after the november elections. >>> the choice of pregnancy, with the discomfort with morning sickness. new research says most remedies do not work. expectant mothers might have to wait it out. >> this woman, a blessing of children is also a curse. >> as much as i love having kids, i do not tolerate pregnancy. >> has three children and expects another one in five months. with each pregnancy, she has been sent from morning until night for the entire term. >> i navigated my pathways to people caught desks by keeping an eye on their trash cans. >> research shows of all the tried methods for relief not much works. the study looked at treatments ranging from ginger,
on the offer and today stephen colbert of them upon it. he said that it was very hard work. >> it is time to roll of our sleeves and face this issue mon o -- it is certainly harder work than this. >> is it harder than the comedy show? >> it is absolutely hard. >> you do not want to return to it? what's i do not want to even " again.reen acres a >> he is an american citizen and he has a right to testify. >> one senior democrats strongly disagree. >> i am asking you to leave the room and betty -- the room completely and submit your statement. >> he was asked why you took on this issue. >> i like talking about people who do not have any power. it seems like one of the least powerful people in the united states. >> he mostly used humor to make his political point. >> i do not want a tomato picked by a mexican. i won it picked by an american, then sliced by a guatemalan and served by a venezuelan in a spot where a chilean gives me a brazilian. >> besides brazilian waxes, there were also talks of serious issues such as being susceptible to heat stroke. nancy pelosi defended the testimony and he
for stephen. >> i just love it, i love it. it'' a lot of fun. >> and girls on the grid iron. >> and girls on the grid iron. meet the women of the baltimore i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. his sleep number is 25. call geico and see how much you could save on homeowners insurance. bob ehrlich's real record on energy. lobbyists helped write utility regulations. we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and ca
, a baltimore city principal. >> and stephen colbert went to capitol hill to make crucial statements on immigration reform. >> the live h.d. doppler radar. the satellite imaginary is in here, too. they don't show up all that well. you can see a couple sprinkles up around west virginia into pennsylvania. behind that, in ohio and just into west virginia, western west virginia, just west of the mountains, there is a cool front. it reaches down into tennessee. the rain is much more vigorous down in tennessee, mississippi, and alabama than it is this far north. when the front comes through, you have to make changes. that's all right. if we get out of the 90's and only be in the 70's or 80's over the weekend, that will be a step in the right direction anyway. let's look at the current readings outside. it is warm this for this time of year. humidity still up in. 66%. 29.87 the pair metric fresh. that's low. it has been showing a falling tendency for the past couple hours. that front still is west of us and moving in. southwest wind at 3 miles per hour. litter winds become more westerly and
for last winter's blizzard. fema has given the state $30 million. >> political jokes aside stephen colbert is speaking up for the first time on immigration reform. hear what he had to say to congress coming up. >> and star let lindsay lohan is not behind bars despite being sentenced to a month behind bars. find out how another judge's ruling made it possible. >> the insta-weather plus >> our radar hasn't been very active over the last few weeks. not much going on. some clouds are going to be producing clouds and rain, and in this case, there is a band of clouds moving into the metro area now. radar showing a couple of sprinkles, and i'm not even sure that's hitting the ground. at least as moist as the air is, you can see very little blue or green activity here on the screen soshted with the clouds coming in. so rain is not the thing. but when the cool front approaching, it is going to knock the temperatures down. although we are warm right now. 72 at the airport, inner harbor 76, and for september, you know, i mean, we're getting close to october here. that's pretty warm for this time ever
of killing johns hopkins researcher stephen pitcairn won't go to court until january. they're accused of stabbing stephen pitcairn in july. >>> some vindication for a motorcyclist. good morning, andrea. >> reporter: good morning, don. the 24-year-old is facing charges and he dodged a bullet yesterday when the judge through out the felony charges. >> get off of the motorcycle! get off the motorcycle! state police. >> reporter: it's a tape that became a youtube sensation. a 24-year-old air national guard sergeant recorded his traffic stop with his helmet camera. >> i thought that the officer was going to shoot me. >> reporter: he faced several charges for video taping the incident. >> legal advice was taken and they said, move ahead with charges. >> reporter: and they threw out four charges of the indictment and upholding the public's right to record during interactions with police officers. like the one with this police officer. he was caught on tape beraiding a skateboarder at the inner harbor. he was fired last month. >> when the police encounter us, they take the position that what
for good, that story coming up. >>> plus comedy on capitol hill, stephen colbert faces off with lawmakers. did members of congress appreciate his humor? >> really hot. you know that, though, but a cooldown is coming for the weekend. we'll have your complete forecast, some rain ahead, too. >>> but first a quick check of our rundown, friday night six minutes past the hour. hang tight. we're back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. ÷1x0x0÷1÷1÷?÷??? >>> the developer of a controversial mosque near ground zero will be in our area next month. sheriff al gamal will speak at a fundraiser for the council on islamic american relations in arlington october 9th. he made headlines after news broke he wanted to turn this building near ground zero into an islamic center. >>> comedian stephen colbert was on capitol hill today. he was invited to testify at a house subcommittee hearing today because he volunteered to work as a migrant worker for one day. the fake newsman testified in character about illegal immigration and migrant farming in a way only he could. >> america's farms are
to the leader of iran. >> live, and then high- definition, this is abc seven news at 6:00 p.m.. >> stephen colbert from comedy news at 6:00 p.m.. >> stephen colbert from comedy central to
. >>> stephen colbert appears on capitol hill this morning, testifying about immigration before a house committee. we get more from fox 5's sherri ly on capitol hill. he's there for a serious reason today. >> reporter: he is, but when people say stephen colbert is testifying, it's like insert joke here, but this is a serious issue. he is testifying on capitol hill today. it has drawn a lot of fire from critics who say this is just a joke, but a spokesperson for that house subcommittee holding the hearing said this is a serious issue and this is not a tv stunt. according -- anyone who watches colbert's comedy central show, knows he spent time doing the job of a my grant worker, it's part of the united farms worker take our jobs campaign inviting u.s. citizens to replace illegal immigrants working on a farm for a day. colbert picked beans in a field and sorted corn in a packing house in upstate new york. today he'll appear as an expert witness to testify before a house judiciary subcommittee to talk about his experience. the hearing called protecting america's harvest will focus on food
requests for clemency from her attorneys. >>> you hear jon stewart and stephen colbert would bring a big crowd. now a bigger crowd is expected for their dueling rallies next month on the national mall. >> the construction projects some residents say is turning into a nightmare. >> 73 degrees. it's going to feel a lotlike summer today. stay with us for your weather and traffic to the on the 1s. right here in this neighborhood, i grew up lening strong families and hard wk means opportunity. and that starts with good schools. it's a tradition here in maryland-- and why in these tou times i've put education first. we've made record investments in o classrooms... doubled the mber of charter schools... and we've frozen college tuition for four years in a row. and it's working. experts say we now hav the number one schools in the nation. when it comes to expanding opportunity invery neighborhd, i know that we must do even better. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set of standards that will
to you. >>> if stephen colbert's trip to captiol hill today was aimed at getting attention, it worked. how his testimony on undocumented workers went over with congress. >>> after a brief court appearance in beverly hills, lindsay lohan is sent back to jail for failing drug tests. i will have that story coming up. >>> but first, a bizarre bank robbery in miami. robbers strap a bomb to a teller and then force him to go to his bank to get the cash. >>> a bank hostage drama unfolded near the university of miami in coral gables. it has ended peacefully but listen to this, authorities say a bank of america teller was abducted this morning. he's now safe. the three suspects, who abducted him, got away. the fbi says a robber strapped a possible bomb to this man's chest, and forced him to steal money from the bank. the university of miami used text messages to alert students to the situation, which again is over. the university of virginia is holding day-long discussions about campus safety and violence prevention today. they are calling it a day of dialogue toward a caring community. this ev
is laughing. stephen colbert stayed in character as he testified to a hearing on migrant farm workers. this summer he spent time picking tomatoes. >> this brief experience gave me some small understanding of why so few americans are clambering to begin an exciting career as seasonal migrant field workers. >> some republicans blasted it the hearing. saying it mocked the hear. nancy pelosi backs it. >>> if you are thinking about getting an ipad you may have another shopping area. target will be the largest retail chain to carry the device. >>> a possible concern for verizon wireless customers tonight. verizon might follow the lead of at & t eliminating unlimited data plans. they told the investors verizon was preparing to roll out new plans within the next four to six months with limits on different tiers of service depending on how much data a customer wants to use. >>> what is next for block buster after it announced bankruptcy? john joins us so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: first they close hundreds of stores and brought back late fees. now they fire for bankruptcy. people
at the church the night before. stephen colbert goes to congress. comedy central's host took his routine to capitol hill to testify at a hearing on migrant workers. it was no laughing matter. nikole killion has details. >> he came with a script, but did not stick to it. >> i certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing up to c-span 1. >> he drew laughs from congress, but not everyone was amused. >> i am asking you to leave the room. >> i am here at the invitation of the chairman. >> he continued his routine, pulling punch lines at a hearing on farm workers' rights. >> they are far too dependent on the immigrant labor to pick our fruits and vegetables. the obvious answer is for all of us to stop eating fruits and vegetables. if you look at the recent obesity statistics, you will see that many americans have already started. >> he was chosen to testify after spending the day working at a farm. >> i picked, i packed, i even made friends. >> it was part of the united farm workers take our jobs campaign to raise awareness about the plight migrant workers. >> as one day in the field
the prosecutor. he said he would let york handle case but he has not ruled it out. >>> some calling stephen colbert 's presentation last week on capitol hill. we're going to take a closer look at this when we are joined by farm johnson in a few minutes. >>> a manassas fire marshall said a cigarette caused a fire that destroyed three homes and damaged five others. and he said gusty winds and the homes were so close together were other factors. the fire on thursday was one of the biggest residential fires ever in manassas. >>> slot machines are coming to maryland and a few days earlier than expected. the casino is opening in less than one hour. the first slot casino in perryville just got approval from the lottery commission to open early. a dry run on saturday went smoothly so it's opening at 8:00 a.m. this morning. >>> coming up next on fox 5 morning news, before the congregation at his megachurch in georgia, allegations of sexual misconduct surface. >>> and they have been trapped underground for more than 50 days now but the equipment that will rescue 33 miners in chile is now in place. >>
with dr. stephen chu. that will be at the u.s. engineering festival on the mall october 23. stop by if you are interested. you can see all sorts of neat things. our neat thing, the temperature is above average, 84 degrees. we still have that humidity along the east coast. it hardly feels like september. this september running way above average. five degrees above average. there is that train in the atmosphere. look at the heavy rain down to our south. some spots in florida have had over an inch of rain. there are flood watches into north carolina. look at the rain fall around our area. there is not much rain in bowie. probably by thursday you could see two-3 inches of rain. over two inches in florida. fort lauderdale had over an inch of rain. as that moisture comes up late tomorrow night, that means into new england there could be very heavy rain. not a tropical storm but a lot of leftover tropical moisture. tomorrow when you get up temperatures will be around 60 degrees. rather mild but a comfortable day. late tomorrow some of those sprinkles will be coming our way. temperatures into the
, stephen forest made sandwiches for his -ids in thh morning and found this. brown furry stuff on some of the it was a dead mouse. forest immediately called the bread company that slogan is the best of both. best of both what is the answer. they gave him 2000 euros for his troubles. >> to start with, i thought it was where it is mmxed up before it is put in the oven. then back across the kitchen, i looked into the bread. and i saw it had fur on it, and it didn't look like dough, certainly like, to start with, part of a mouse, or tail, part of a tail. >> forest is searchinn the inner of the toaster currently. the mouse's tail was missing. maybe it is in the toaster. no one was hurt. >> gloria estefan makes a break for it. why she had tt escape through the window of a box uite during a football game. >> steelers week. hear from head coach john >> gloria estefan has a careerr3 and now she is adding escape artist to the list. >> she made a climbbout of a window. after getting locked inside of a suite at miamiisun life stadium there. to see the jets dolphins game sunday. a locksmmth, secur
for a ride to the rally hosted by jon stewart adn stephen colbert are in luck. anyone showing up to this office can get a free ride to the october 30 rally. the competing rallies will take place on the national mall. >> everyone is going to show up at huffington posey plays. >> "we are ready for the bus ride." >> "here we are." >> ready for the rain? a lot of things to talk about -- you should give yourself plenty of extra time if you're going to be driving or even going to be at metro and the time outdoors in the morning because rush-hour traffic will be heavily impacted. the rain is pretty scattered at the moment. most elements are west of the metro area. that is good for the horrible rush hour. rain will come later this evening. we know that just by a simple look at our storms can, which shows the doppler radar is up and down the east coast, and we explained this to you yesterday -- the origination for the moisture is the north western caribbean. for a while, we had tropical storm nicole. that has completely dissipated. a new area of low pressure trying to form now off the car
helping of sarcasm. some lawmakers reactioning to the testimony by stephen colbert last week. steny hoyer of maryland called it inappropriate and an embarrassment and that he thought the visit was more of an embarrassment to colbert than the house. we have all the testimony. if you would like to watch it, it is on myfoxdc.com. >>> possible running back controversy brew with the redskins perhaps. dave ross is here to break it down. >>> and then the new leg of the wilson bridge project is complete this morning. coleing up, we'll talk live with the project manager about what you can expect when you hit the roads. this is ahead of schedule by the way. >>> kennedy this morning all ready for the rain. he is fining it tough to get out of bed. seem like fall came upon us overnight. oh, kennedy. oh, he went away. we'll have an update forecast. just getting the cameras ready for that forecast. >> sorry. >> he is doing what a left us wish we were doing, snoozing. spectator slowdown -- what a lot of us wish we were -- he is doing what a lot of us wish we were doing, snoozing. building wind farms and
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that allows them to track their every move. >> jon stewart and stephen colbert a bringing big business to washington. right here in this neighborhood, i grew up learning strong families and hard work meanopportunity. and that starts with good schools. it's a tradition here in maryland-- and why in these tough times i've put education first. we've made record invements our classroom.. doubled the number of chaer schools... and we've frozen college tuition for four years in a row. and it's working. experts sawe nowave the number one schools in the nation. when it comes to expanding opportunity in every neighborhood, i know that we must do even better. china, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can changethat a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it frochina. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity sta
. >>> glenn beck getting a run for his money. jon stewart and stephen colbert bringing their human to the nation's capital, calling america to join them on the national mall. thousands are already on board. will thomas has the details. >> reporter: for tonight i announce the rally to restore sanity. >> i am calling for the nation to join me on the washington mall for the march to keep fear alive. >> reporter: duly rallies the same day. comedy network stars jon stewart and stephen colbert offer viewers alternatives. >> well i asked my students in class today, out of 20 students, 20 said they are going to the rally. why? because they feel the only people on television that call politicians out for their misstatements or mistruths or weak logic are stephen colbert and jon stewart. >> reporter: this is scheduled three days before the mid-term elections. even some democratic strategists question whether the effort will keep those away who might have volunteered to get the vote out that weekend. >> instead of siphoning them off, you might mobilize them and get them interested and get the
beck versus reverend al sharpton. now it's jon stewart and stephen colbert and wait until you hear how many people may be coming to their rallies. >>> cutting your power bill might be as easy as making a phone call coming up next. >>> katy perry booted off sesame street, find out why the singer's duet with elmo who by the way is pantsless is getting cut from the show. >>> first some trouble for a diabetes med. neil cavuto has that and more in -- medicine. neil cavuto has that and more in your business report. >> more hits to the labor market, bristol-myers squibb cutting 850 jobs handing out the pink slip over the next six months. weekly jobless claims, 12,000 more americans filing for unemployment checks, around 4 1/2 million people continuing to get jobless benefits. the dow dropping almost 77 points, nasdaq and s&p losing ground. meantime sales of preowned homes are rising 7.6% in august from month the before, but sales compared to last august falling almost 20% when mortgage rates were actually a lot higher and some trouble for diabetes medicine. the food and drug administration re
. >> plus, why stephen colbert may testify before congress tomorrow. >> also, the temperatures are not fall-ing. tom is talking about some near record highs. weather and traffic ahead. >>> and next, also on the way up, prices at starbucks. >>> well yo nonfat no foam, no whip, no shoes no service mocha might soon be costing you a lile more. starbucks announced that it will rase prices on what it calls labor intensive beverages. the reason is price increases of green arabica coffee as well as other raw ingredients like dairy, sugar and cocoa. as for those of you who just enjoy plain, old, small black coffee don't wory. starbucks officials say those prices will stay the same around $1.50. just don't call it a small. >> and what's the fun of dering just a coffee when you can say all that stuff? >> rattle it off. >> tom doesn't even drink coffee. >> i got the caffeine monkey off myack ten years ago. now he's on our director's back and causing problemin the control room this morning. ll, good morning, as we get going on this thursday morning, whether you need a caffeine jolt or not, it is a mild
the weekend by a car. stephen tschida is live at the accident scene. >> 30-year-old natasha pettigrew was a politician and avid cyclist. she was run down early sunday morning. her mother is afraid maryland state law will protect the woman who ran over her daughter. the woman who said she killed natasha pettigrew maintains she thought she hit an animal even though she dragged her bicycle for miles. the victim's mother doubts the woman will face a punishment. >> [unintelligible] >> she called police hours after hitting natasha pettigrew when she spotted a bicycle under her car. >> it took you four hours to go to your car to discover there is a bicycle under your car. >> the case is under investigation, but her mother returned to the scene. she is grieving for her daughter and worrying about the lot of protecting the woman who killed her. a prosecutor must prove gross negligence or some intent to kill in order to charge and convict. >> no one is charged with this crime because proving it is so hard. >> if you shoot them and kill them what is the difference? >> her friend clean up debris
. police have arrested and charged stephen joseph brown for attempted first-degree murder. the victim is expected to survive her injuries. four people were thrown from their vehicles after a serious accident in and around the county. we were over the scene about 1:00 this afternoon. three of the victims were taken to shock trauma in serious condition. the fourth was taken two baltic -- baltimore washington -- medical center. >> be careful what you put on a facebook or e-mail. it could soon land you in trouble with the feds. lawmakers in washington are considering new rules that would make it easier for the government to eavesdrop on internet and e-mail communication. >> from smart phones to social media, the obama administration is drafting new regulations that would allow law enforcement easier access to wire tap on my communication. the proposal first reported by "the new york times is designed to counter terrorist and other criminals. >> what the administration is doing, let's go after the latest technology that they are using. whether it is facebook, in corrected types of communic
participate in every local primary. >> steny hoyer thanks, a central host stephen colbert to embarrass himself during his appearance before congress on friday. if he was invited to testify before was the judiciary subcommittee on undocumented farm worker spens. he spent a day working in the field. >> ike leggett warned of more possible budget cuts to prepare for a 10-15 reduction in their budgets -- 10%-15% reductions. a $200 million shortfall expected. >>> rainy monday morning, 64 degrees. saturday was like the millage summer. then sunday was like a new season overnight. and >>> it will feel like fall next weekend. there's a 100% chance of rain today. >> we need it. >>> >> 100%. it's great. live super doppler radar. we have a lot of road spray and wet roads. rainshowers not everywhere. most of the beltway escaping the showers at this time, but we will have more. getting a little break here and there. most of the downpours are on the eastern shore and over baltimore. glen burnie north into baltimore's when we have yellow -- will we have yellow, that is moderate rain. if we have an inch in bow
such as a flop the year and a missing lower front tooth. stephen cheetah, abc-7 news. >> thank you, steven. a man has pled guilty to animal cruelty charges after leaving his dog in a hot minivan. he left the dogs while he toured a museum. the smaller dog died and the beagle was treated for heat stroke. he was sentenced to 40 hours of community service and one-year probation. >> a casino opened for business three days ahead of schedule. the employees and the state are betting on slots and maryland. >> that was the welcome to the hordes of people that flocked to the casino 30 mi. north of the baltimore beltway today. some told us that they did feel lucky. >> of one about $500 today. i am not finished yet. >> it is nice. this place is nice. >> after years of politics, the slots parlor opened its doors three days early at 8:00 a.m.. the manager says the business is already good. >> it has been a great start to the day. it started with a line at about 7:30 a.m.. >> this was the soft opening before thursday's grand opening and he did not allow us to shoot video inside the casino. there are 1500 slot ma
of january 26 has been set for john wagner and his wife lavelva merritt. the couple killed stephen pitcairn during a robbery last july. police say they recovered bloody evidence that ties them directly to the crime. >> it is a senate showdown that has been brewing. democrats say the measure will punished companies that ship jobs overseas. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with more on the story. >> good morning. senate democrats are hoping today's test vote will help them score points with voters back home. with the midterm elections five about the sour economy, senate democrats are pushing legislation, a measure they say will create jobs in the u.s. instead of shipping them overseas. >> we should reward american companies that keep good-paying jobs in america. that is what the tax code should reward. >> democrats say tax cuts would be ended for businesses, and they would offer incentives for companies that bring work back home. >> who in the world believes we should be rewarding corporations in our country for shipping jobs overseas? >> republicans say it is nothing more
of home with them. stephens college has turned one of its dorms into a pet-cen tric residence hall. a and thea pet sp doggie daycare. it makes it easier to transition into independent living. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think of the idea of allowing students to bring their pets with them to college? >> another viewer disagrees. >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. all good things must come to an end. the maryland state fair wrapped up last night. it has been a good year. rob route 1 has a recap. >> the crowd came early -- rob has a recap. it has been a good run picric we're running a little bit ahead right now. >> it is better than it was in previous years. >> yes. a little better than last year. >> people were having a good time. >> everything is great. are you having a good time? yes? >> this is my first time. i have a great time. >> do you like the riodes? >> yes. >> i thought this was a little crazy for me. this writing is called a high roller. if
he is starting a trend. comedy central jon stewart and stephen coal berth have announced plans to hold their own rallies in d.c. next month. stewart announced his last night on the daily show calling it the rally to restore sanity. colbert followed through on his show for his march to keep fear alive. they confirm the hosts have applied to hold events on the mall on october 30-t. >>> back in april we brought you the story of 13-year-old alexis ross who was diagnosed with type 1 juvenile diabetes in 2008. a scary week-long hospital stay changed her life forever. that's when her passion for making bee residents became a mission to make a difference. here is abc 2 news preston mitchell. >> yeah, i'm stripping it through the top part. >> reporter: over the last year, alexis has made 600 berets for female football fans all over the u.s. raising money for juvenile diabetes. >> people want us to come out to sell them. >> reporter: alexis knows firsthand the effects that juvenile diabetes can have on both the patient and the family. >> well i have type 1 diabetes so i can kind of relat
. stephen bingham denies the most .é"?serious charges includ he was negligent and breached standards of care for several patients. he acknowledges some patient were treated in both new jersey he did anything illegal. >>> car crashes are the leading death for teens. there is a push 0czto make str safer for teen drivers. >>> sandra endo has the latest on the safe teen and november áy is driver uniform protection act otherwise known as stands out. >> reporter: tougher regulations on teen drivers. that's the safety debate being posed to congress when it comes to keeping teens safe behind -% the wheel. advocates say there should be federal standards not different ones determined by each state. >> it makes very clear sense that if you know something's working at the local level, you take <7úfederal action to encourage everybody around the country to take steps that can save lives. >> reporter: advocates want a national graduated licensing program which would give drivers more privileges behind the wheel in phases. first a learners permit at 16 years old to learn how to drive with supervisi
, log onto d.c. highschoolsports.net to apply. >>> it has been four weeks since stephen strasburg had has tommy john surgery. it will be between 50 to 45 more weeks before he can pitch in a major league baseball game again. he does not count patience among his most priced venture furs virtues. he says he's going to follow doctors' orders. >> they have it mapped up all the way up until when you throw your first professional pitch. if i'm doing well, i could -- everything could get sped up, might have to take a couple steps back. you never know. >> we will see young steve in 2012. >>> that's it for us. have a great night. the cbs evening news with katie couric is next. four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks
than a month away from jon stewart and stephen colbert's rallies on the national mall, but this morning we are getting crowd numbers. the estimates and numbers for you when we come back. >>> and we're teaming up with mix 107.3 to raise money for children's national medical center. the radio station are holding a ladyothon all day. and you can donate by calling or go to mix107.3.com. we'll check back in with the folks in a little bit. csttd em >>> welcome back. it looks like two rallies in the district will be bigger than first expected, at least by a little bit. jon stewart plans to hold his rally along with stephen colbert's match to keep fear alive both on october 30th. they amend the the numbers from 25,000 to more like 60,000 people. and we're still a month away so the numbers could still go up. >> sometimes the numbers might be even more than the 60,000. we'll see. >>> in the meantime, say if they were having that today they would have some hot weather. >> would need a lot of bottled water out there on the mall. >> take a look at yesterday's temperatures. 94 degrees. it felt warm.
more than the house. >>> steny hoyer says stephen colbert and barry himself in a hearing before congress on friday. -- embarrassed himself and a hearing before congress on friday. >> 6:47 is your time and let's turn to the politico minute. >>> a. george washington university polls says its troubled times for the white house. >> good morning. >> it sounds like the numbers are bad for the white house all around. it sounds like a large number of voters said they would vote against president obama in 2012. >> only 38% says he deserves reelection which is pretty low. they're asked who they trusted to create jobs and restart the economy and congressional republicans by a 10% margin did better than president obama. he is doing worse than congressional democrats when matched against republicans. voters seem to have more faith in congressional democrats to create jobs than obama. >> it also talked about personality. this shows that his personality is more popular than his policies. what are the other personalities listed here? >> the reason he is hopeful in 2012 and it is so far away it
that we must do even better. >>> tv comedy host jon stewart and stephen colbert are planning dueling rallies here in d.c. they will seemingly take a huge rouse jab at beck's restoring honor rally. this calling on america to join them on the national mall on october 30th. so far, ard coming to facebook, tens of thousands of supporters have already signed on. >> it will be entertaining. that is for sure. >> pretty funny. it will be interesting to to see how many people will be down on the national mall. >> it sounds like a lot of people are rsvping. we'll see if they show up. today, we tart to get the heat and humidity building in here. right now is about the nicest part of the day with our temperatures in the 60s. let's look at the bus stop forecast as we are agetting the kids ready for school this morning. what you are going to find are relatively mild across the region early this morning. and lots of sunshine. sunrise will be at 6:56. temperatures in the upper 60s for some of you. mid-60s. a couple of spots where it will be about 70 degrees. not awe bad start to the day. current tem
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